Catherine L. Bloodgood

HULL, Ill. -- Catherine L. Edmiston Bloodgood, 58, of Hull, died at 11:42 a.m. Monday (Feb. 10, 2014) in Blessing Hospital in Quincy.

Mrs. Bloodgood was born Feb. 4, 1956, in St. Elizabeth Hospital in Hannibal, Mo., to William Murray and Doretta Lucille Keim Edmiston. She was married to Charles L. Bloodgood on Oct. 9, 2010, in Hull. He survives. She was previously married to Dan E. White in Hannibal on Aug. 15, 1981, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 19, 2007.

Mrs. Bloodgood was a graduate of West Pike High School in 1974 and a graduate of Western Illinois University in 1977 with a degree in special education. Catherine was a school teacher for 31 years, teaching special education in Palmyra, Mo., and most recently at Western Junior High School for four years.

She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church.

Catherine loved to read cook books and was a talented cook. She also enjoyed quilting and playing with her baby dog.

In addition to her husband, other survivors include three children, Charles Jason Bloodgood of St. Joseph, Mo., Heather Patterson (Gary) of Hannibal, and Brandon Bloodgood (Angie) of Hannibal; one sister, Nancy Weitekamp (Larry) of Raymond; five grandchildren, Lauren, Brennan, McKinley, Jaxon and Haven; seven nieces and nephews, Kim Gray (David), Brett Weitekamp (Cara), Ryan, Austin, Kayla, Lauren and Kaitlin Weitekamp; eight great-nieces and great-nephews; one uncle; one aunt; and several cousins and many friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents; one son, Scott Dan White; and her father- and mother-in-law.

SERVICES: A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Holy Family Catholic Church in Hannibal. The Rev. Mike Quinn will conduct. Burial will be in Kinderhook Cemetery in Kinderhook.

VISITATION: 6-8 p.m. Friday in the James O'Donnell Funeral Home, with a rosary at 5:30 p.m.

MEMORIALS: Northeast Missouri Humane Society in care of the James O'Donnell Funeral Home.

ARRANGEMENTS: James O'Donnell Funeral Home.


Funeral Home

James O'Donnell Funeral Home, Inc. - Hannibal
302 S 5th Street  Hannibal, MO 63401
(573) 221-8188

Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Feb. 12 to Feb. 14, 2014